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Emergency Tests Conducted At San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011

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LAX, Ports Brace For Plunge In Japan Trade, Tourism

Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.

04/04/2011

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Flotsam From Japan’s Tsunami To Hit West Coast

John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.

04/01/2011

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Low Radiation Doses Found In West Coast Milk

The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.

03/31/2011

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Los Angeles Helps Japan

There will be more need for aid to Japan in the months and years to come, no doubt, but here are some upcoming opportunities close to home for you to lend a hand.

CBS Los Angeles–03/30/2011

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Military Families Return From Japan; LA Mayor Convenes Aid Panel

Thousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.

03/29/2011

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Get A $5 Haircut, Support Relief Efforts In Japan

Marinello Schools of Beauty campuses across Southern California are holding a “Japan Relief Cut-a-Thon” from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, April 2.

03/29/2011

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Auto Crisis Worsens As Plants Shut Down In Japan

The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/28/2011

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Magnitude-6.5 Quake Hits Off Japan Prompting Tsunami Alert

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2011

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Many Of USA’s Radiation Detectors Were Out Of Service After Japan Leak

Part of the nation’s radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from Japan’s nuclear crisis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2011

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US Mazda Dealers Suspend Orders From Japan

U.S. Mazda dealers are suspending orders for vehicles built in Japan because of disruption in the supply of parts caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

03/25/2011

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SoCal Tourism Biz Braces For ‘Significant’ Japanese Drop-Off

One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/25/2011

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Riverside Firm Donates Free Heating Oil For Japan Sister City

The Fuel Relief Fund is giving away free heating oil to those hard-hit residents in the coastal city of Ishinomaki, north of Sendai.

03/24/2011

Japan scrambled to prevent nuclear accidents at two atomic plants where reactor cooling systems failed after a massive earthquake, as it evacuated tens of thousands of residents. Tokyo Electric Power, which runs the plants, said it had released some radioactive vapour into the atmosphere at one plant to relieve building reactor pressure, but said the move posed no health risks. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Trace Amounts Of Radioactive Elements Found In Anaheim, Riverside

Trace amounts of radioactive elements consistent with the earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan were detected by monitors in Anaheim and Riverside, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2011

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Radiation Fears Spawn Black Market For Potassium Iodide

With worries about radiation running high in Southern California, some people are trying to turn a quick buck off of people’s fallout fears.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2011

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